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American Conceptual Artist Barbara Kruger Probes Your Views

Barbara Kruger juxtaposes mass media photographs with biting slogans. Her art both questions and condemns mass media’s ways of control self-identity, desire, and public opinion. In their trademark black letters against red background, her slogans are instantly recognizable. Much of her often razor-sharp text questions the viewer about feminism, classicism, consumerism, and individual autonomy and […]

Eve Leader, Canadian Artist Extraordinaire

Represented (currently) by Granville Fine Art gallery, Contemporary artist Eve Leader has stood her ground on the Canadian passage of change toward truly innovative art.  Canadian art has been so long synonym with either Aboriginal Art or

Art 42 Basel (2011)

It’s coming up: Art Basil – time. Time to book your ticket for Switzerland, if you haven’t yet, is today.   The world league art show in Basil will start June 14, 2011, and continue till June 19. As per previous years, Art Basil has a wide range of contemporary art disciplines that it aims to […]

Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

Art Basel Miami Beach 2009: The 8th Edition of America’s Most Prestigious Art Show, Featuring Totally New Exhibition Design and the Launch of the Oceanfront Area From December 3 through 6, 2009, Miami Beach, Florida, will be home to the 8th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the international art show. More than 250 leading […]

Art Basel 40: The prime 2009 art event is just a week away

Art 40 Basel | The 40th anniversary of the premier international art show The 40th edition of Art Basel takes place in the culturally rich city of Basel, Switzerland, from June 10 through June 14, 2009. As the world’s premier art show, Art Basel marks the annual reunion of the international artworld. This year, more […]

Art 40 Basel: World Art Show Anniversary

Art 40 Basel: World Art Show Anniversary In my mind Art Basel is the premier international art show in the world. And this year, on its 40th anniversary year, it will do doubt out-do itself in splendor. As per usual, the 40th edition of Art Basel takes place in the culturally-rich city of Basel, Switzerland. […]

Christo & Jeanne-Claude – Interview, Environmental Art, Gates

Large-scale public art installations are conceptually and aesthetically daunting to produce. However, that is the easy part when compared to the physical labor and the public lobby involved to obtain permits, privileges and community consent. Ask Christo ~ arguably the most visible and widely known public artist alive today. Project for the Gates, IV Christo […]

Modern Art of Jim Dine Goes Beyond Hearts and Bathrobes

4-part biography of Artist Jim Dine. Well-known living American Artist Jim Dine (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1935-) is often associated with pop art, however he seems to operate in a field of his own. While pop art reflects society’s consumerism, media and obsessions, Jim Dine instead displays the autobiographical. “Dine has often been out-of-step with the major […]

Contemporary Art Dealer’s Gift to the British

Jackie Wullschlager at FT.com, in its section on art collecting, offers a landmark article ‘An Art Dealer’s Gift to the British’: “At a rowdy Gilbert and George opening in the mid-1970s, the two artists known as the “living sculptures” dared Anthony d’Offay, a shy, fusty dealer in English art, to kiss Anne Seymour, then one […]

Timeline of Art History: United States & Canada, 1900 ad – present

List of significant American art, artistic events and influences that mark the last century of American art. ARCHITECTURE 1900 In the design of the Ward W. Willitts House in Highland Park, Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) creates the “Prairie Style,” a modernist aesthetic for architecture and design that complements the Midwestern landscape. DANCE 1903 San […]